CSN  – The Campania Salute Network

Principal contacts

Raffaele Izzo - Federico II University, Naples, Italy

Costantino Mancusi - Federico II University, Naples, Italy

Maria V. Manzi - Federico II University, Naples, Italy

Study design

The Campania Salute Network (CSN) is focusing on individuals with hypertension and is based in different field centres in Italy. The network is an open registry involving the Hypertension Clinic of the Federico II University in Naples, outpatient hypertensive clinics, and general practitioners. The principal aim of CSN is improving the management of hypertension. CSN was approved by the Federico II University Hospital Ethic Committee. Signed informed consent for the possibility of using data for scientific purposes was obtained.


Key publications

The use of a telematic connection for the follow-up of hypertensive patients improves the cardiovascular prognosis. J Hypertens. 2005 Jul;23(7):1417-23

Insufficient Control of Blood Pressure and Incident Diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2009 May;32(5):845-50

Hypertensive target organ damage predicts incident diabetes mellitus. Eur Heart J. 2013 Nov;34(44):3419-26

Development of new atherosclerotic plaque in hypertensive patients: an observational registry study fromthe Campania-Salute network. J Hypertens. 2015 Dec;33(12):2471-6

Aortic root dimension and arterial stiffness in arterial hypertension: the Campania Salute Network. J Hypertens. 2016 Jun;34(6):1109-14

Differential effect of obesity on prevalence of cardiac and carotid target organ damage in hypertension (the Campania Salute Network). Int J Cardiol. 2017 Oct 1;244:260-264

Hypertension Survey in Italy: Novel Findings from the Campania Salute Network. High Blood Press Cardiovasc Prev. 2017 Dec;24(4):363-370

Higher pulse pressure and risk for cardiovascular events in patients with essential hypertension: The Campania Salute Network. Eur J Prev Cardiol. 2018 Feb;25(3):235-243